It can be difficult to work from home when you live in a smaller space, or have to share a space with roommates. Although it may seem impossible, it definitely is possible. Below are some ideas, tips and tricks to turn your small or shared space in your apartment into a comfortable home office area.
Finding the Perfect Space for Your Home Office Area
Think about where your ideal work space would be in your apartment. A place where you can work comfortably and efficiently. Do you need a quiet space? Do you want to be away from any noises that others are making in the home while you work? Or are you okay with a little noise and can work through anything? These are just a few of the things to consider when choosing where your home office space will be. The second thing to think about is space.
If you are wanting something quiet and away from any other action in the house, think about using a spare bedroom, unused closet, or part of your bedroom. Think of somewhere that you will not be distracted. If you are okay working in an area that has lots of traffic or noise when anyone is home, then try to find an area in your living room or hallway that would fit your office space. Continue reading →
It’s supposed to start getting nicer outside and we all know how hard it is to stay indoors here in Wisconsin once the robins return and the sun starts to warm us. But, before we ditch the coats and winter clothes, we need to clean our indoor spaces. Continue reading →
If you’re still debating which type of apartment to rent for the upcoming year, we understand. There are so many options, which can make it difficult to decide which would work best. One type of apartment to consider is a High Rise apartment complex. We can give you a little bit of insider knowledge and share a few benefits of living in a Madison high rise apartment building. Continue reading →
If you aren’t planning on renting a whole unit, or if you are looking for cost savings options, subletting or renting a single room are two great options to consider. As an individual renter, it’s best to learn a little bit about what subletting and renting a room entail in order to make an informed decision about what housing situation will be best for you come next fall. Continue reading →
When apartment shopping, the best advice we can give is: Ask lots of questions! Whether you are an experienced renter or will be leasing for the first time, it is important to make sure you understand the application and leasing requirements before you sign on the dotted line. Continue reading →
In order to have the most efficient move out with MPM, follow the tips in the below video. You’ll see advice for cleaning as well as other recommendations. These suggestions will save you time in the check out process.
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Your apartment is a mess. You’re sick of it. If you have to look at that pile of clothes for one more minute, you might throw it out the window…but studying for your upcoming exam seems way more important, so you just don’t have time to clean.
You know you would feel better if you got it over with. It’s amazing how living in a clean environment can take some stress out of your life and even help you work more productively within your space. It’s easier to clean up now than to hope you will magically have more time later on.
Don’t let the prospect of tidying up overwhelm you; cleaning doesn’t have to be a long, drawn out process. Even dedicating just 5 or 10 minutes of your day to cleaning one room of your home will make a world of difference!
We hope these quick cleaning tips will help even the busiest individuals get down to it:
Have a cleaning bucket ready to go with all of your cleaning supplies.
Dustpan and Brush
Toilet Bowl Cleaner and Brush
Set a timer. If you are really in a time crunch this will help you work harder without worrying about what time it is.